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Katherine C Malpeli

Kate Malpeli is a Biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Adaptation Science Center. She works on communications and science synthesis for the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center network.

Kate Malpeli is a Biologist with the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center. In this role, Kate helps communicate the activities of the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers to stakeholders and decision-makers. She is also leading synthesis activities to understand the effects of climate variability and change on ungulates populations and the effects of climate on human-wildlife conflict. 

Kate received her M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from George Mason University in 2017, where her research focused analyzing the spatial-temporal patterns of human-black bear conflict in Virginia. She also has a B.A. in Geography from the University of Mary Washington.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University

  • B.A. in Geography, University of Mary Washington

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